The Restaurant

burgerAt The Old Ship, we believe in quality. Our team of chefs create both classical and contemporary dishes from the finest fresh ingredients. The full menu is available all day, and lighter meals and sandwiches are served from 12 to 6 o’clock.

Specials change daily, but include a variety of fresh fish, with delicious seasonal ingredients


Bread and Butter Pudding £4.95

The best you’ve ever tasted, served with cream or ice cream.

Fresh Fruit Pavlova £4.95

Fresh fruits, served on a mountain of fresh whipped double cream and meringue.

Banoffee Pie £4.95

Fresh bananas and toffee, layered on a buttery biscuit base and smothered with double cream.

Cider and Apple crumble £4.95

Hot crumble with cinnamon, ginger and sultanas, served with cream, custard or ice-cream.

Baileys Chocolate Cheesecake £4.95

Delicious creamy cheesecake flavoured with Baileys liqueur and topped with dark chocolate.

Sticky Toffee Pudding £4.95

The traditional sticky home made dessert served with butterscotch sauce, cream, ice cream or custard.

Choc Honeycombe Sundae £4.95

Honeycombe and chocolate ice-cream topped with chocolate sauce, crunchy topping and Chantilly cream.

Choc & Nut Torte £4.95

Rich moist chocolate cake, served warm with a hot chocolate sauce and cream or ice-cream. (gluten free)

Profiteroles £4.95

Light pastry buns filled with fresh cream and covered with melted chocolate.

Creme Brulee £4.95

Rich egg custard topped with caramelised sugar

Cheese and Biscuits £4.95

A selection of quality cheese served with biscuits or bread.

A Selection of ice-creams and sorbets.

Strawberries and Cream, Chocolate, Chocolate Brownie and Cream, Vanilla, Mint Chocolate Chip, Hazelnut, Heavenly Honeycombe , Pistachio, Sticky Toffee Crunch, Coffee

Sorbets: Orange, Lemon, Pink Grapefruit, Raspberry


Stilton Baked Mushrooms V £5.95

Button mushrooms baked in a stilton and cream sauce, served with crusty bread.

Garlic Tiger Prawns £5.95

Whole prawns sautéed in garlic butter.

Pitta and Humous V £4.95

Toasted pitta bread served with marinated olives and humous on a bed of crisp salad.

Fresh Fishcakes £5.50

Salmon and Haddock fishcakes, served with tartre sauce.

Cajun chicken fillets £5.95

Tender chicken fillets, marinated with cajun spices, Char grilled and served with a spicy sauce

Soup of the Day £4.20

Please see the Specials Board for details of today’s soup.

Nachos £3.95

Crispy tortilla chips smothered in melted cheese, spicy salsa and sour cream.

Mixed Olives £3.95

A selection of marinated olives with bread.

Warm Chicken & Bacon Salad

Chicken breast, bacon pieces & crisp leavestossed in a basil & lemon dressing.

Starter £5.95 Main Course £8.95

Toasted Goats Cheese Salad V

Goats cheese grilled on toasted bread and served with a mixed leaf salad.

Starter £5.50 Main Course £8.50

Main Courses

All main courses are served with a selection of bread rolls and a choice of potatoes or rice and either fresh vegetables or mixed salad.

Fish and Chips £9.50

Fresh caught fillet of haddock, deep fried in beer batter .

Breaded Scampi £8.95

Wholetail scampi served with chips.

Fishermans Pie £9.50

Seasonal fish cooked with cream and prawns, topped with buttered mash potatoes.

Chicken and bacon Pie £9.25

A delicious pie of chicken and smoked bacon cooked with mushrooms, topped with cheesy choux pastry

Beef stew and dumplings £9.50

A warming stew of beef and winter vegetables cooked with red wine and finished with herb dumplings

Sussex Sausages and Mash £8.95

Free range pork sausages, served with buttery grain mustard mash and rich onion gravy.

Ham or Sausage, Egg and Chips £8.95

Home cooked ham or local sausages served with a fried egg, chips, salad or vegetables.

Lamb Rogan Josh Curry £9.50

Medium curry served with mango chutney, puppadums and basmati rice.

Felafels and Humous V £8.95

Mildly spiced cakes of chick pea and herbs, served with sautéed vegetables, rice, humous and sweet chilli sauce.


All served with garlic bread and salad

Mushroom and mozzarella Penne £9.50

Pasta tubes with Portobello mushrooms and herbs sauteed with parsley and mozzarella. V

Vegetable Lasagne £9.50

Layers of pasta, vegetable bolognaise and courgette topped with cheese sauce. V

Bacon and mushroom penne £9.50

Pasta tubes cooked with bacon and mushrooms, finished with pesto and creme fraiche

Lasagne £9.50

The classic pasta dish made in our kitchen with prime beef.


Served with rice, salsa, sour cream and tortillas

Spicy Vegetable V £9.95

A Sizzling plate of mildly spiced colourful vegetables.

Prime Beef £10.95

Prime steak ribbons pan-fried with spiced vegetables

Chicken £10.95

Tender chicken breast pan-fried with spiced vegetables

From the Char Grill

The Old Ship Burger £9.50

8 oz of prime beef, stuffed with mozzarella and basil, cooked to your liking and topped with red onion relish, all in a toasted sesame bun.

8 oz Traditional Burger £8.95

8oz of prime beef , cooked to your liking and topped with red onion relish. Served in a toasted sesame bun.

Ultimate Old Ship Burger £10.95

Our famous half pound home made mozzarella and basil stuffed burger stacked with bacon, melted cheddar, mushrooms and BBQ sauce.

Chicken Burger £8.95

Succulent chicken breast char-grilled and served in a toasted sesame bun with lettuce, tomato and mayonnaise.

Vegetarian Burger V £8.95

Leek, cheese and spinach vegetable pattie, served in a sesame bun with mozzarella and red onion relish.

10 oz Rump Steak £12.50

8 oz Sirloin Steak £12.50

10 oz Rib-Eye Steak £12.95

8 oz Fillet Steak £13.95

16oz T-Bone Steak £17.50

Gammon Steak £9.95

Served with grilled fresh pineapple or fried egg

Fillet Steak Dianne £15.95

Medallions of scotch fillet steak, pan fried With a creamy herb sauce.


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“My need was fulfilled after that quality dinner I had last time at this restaurant. Could not ask for more.” Simply Removals